We gathered our belongings on 16 March and headed home, to work. With a hard weekly deadline, settling in gently wasn’t an option.
We filled pages with positivity when the only news was coronavirus. We created covers celebrating acts of kindness, hailing heroes, and mimicking the tiled screen of a conference call with kids. One featured a rainbow for readers to decorate and display.
On 20 March we launched a magazine, in America. We’d spent a year preparing for everything but a pandemic. Yet the editorial team pulled it off, and we cheered, alight with pride, from across the ocean.